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This Pint-Sized Pennywise Cosplay is Both Adorable AND Terrifying

A tiny new incarnation of the world’s scariest clown is somehow making the entire internet scream “Awwww…” and “AAAAAHHHH!” at the same time. But whether you feel like running in terror or giving this little guy a hug (choose wisely), I think three-year-old Louie Tilghman would take the top prize in just about any costume […]

Real Life Scares 

Nightmarish Video Shows a Blood-Red Cloud Descending on a Brazilian Town

If you’re already on edge anticipating the cosmic horrors in the wake of this year’s historic solar eclipse (assuming you’re reading this in North America, that is), the following story probably won’t be very reassuring… A post shared by ?Irenny Vieira ? (@irenny_ynneri) on Aug 17, 2017 at 4:47pm PDT In fact, when it comes […]

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Marilyn Manson’s Latest Instagram Videos Are Incredibly Creepy — Even for Him

Yeah, I know — it shouldn’t surprise anyone, myself included, to discover Marilyn Manson’s Instagram isn’t exactly packed with funny cat memes and touchy-feely inspirational quotes (although I must admit that would be kind of amazing). But, it would seem, the infamous shock-rocker — or at least his PR people — has been very busy […]

Films 

IT’s Monster-Maker Unveils the New Pennywise in Full Daylight!

In case you missed it, director Andrés Muschietti — who’s tackling the mammoth big-screen adaptation of Stephen King’s IT — had been dropping some creepy and fascinating visual hints via his own Instagram account over the past few months, and his first batch of posts included snapshots of locations, storyboards and props [you can see some prime examples […]

Real Life Scares 

When Selfies Kill: Careless Photo Stunts That Ended in Death

Sorry if this is kind of a harsh way to begin your week… but try to see it as a valuable lesson. I’m not trying to say that selfies are a bad thing — hell, I’ve posed for several of them myself, and I consider them fun way to personalize your experiences when sharing photos […]

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Blumhouse Staff Does the “Mannequin Challenge” — With Horrifying Results

If you’ve been following some of the latest variations on the “Mannequin Challenge” via social media lately, as a horror fan you might have wondered about the potentially scary applications for that kind of stunt… after all, the very concept of mannequins can be horrifying in itself, and the creepy frozen-in-time effect of these viral […]

Real Life Scares Scary Fun 

WARNING: This A.I. Project is Named “The Nightmare Machine” for a Very Good Reason

Some of the world’s greatest minds (no less than Stephen Hawking, in fact) fear the development of artificial intelligence may result in the extinction of the human race… and if some of the latest tech breakthroughs are any indication, that doom might be closer than you think. [We even have visual proof: during this interview, a […]

Films 

Dig These Cryptic and Creepy Behind-the-Scenes Images From IT!

Up to now, not much detailed information has been released regarding the upcoming feature-film adaptation of Stephen King’s epic novel IT, apart from some casting notices — including the recent dramatic reveal of the new Pennywise the Clown, played by Bill Skarsgård. [UPDATE: That image was just a tease compared to what was unveiled today!] […]

Films 

Rob Zombie Teases September 1 Preview Screening of “31”

In the run-up to his controversial, partially crowd-funded (and nearly NC17-rated) retro splatter epic 31, Rob Zombie has dropped a little tease via his official Instagram this morning: apparently, “super fans” will be treated to an advance theatrical screening of the film on September 1, far ahead of its official October premiere… Zombie has been […]

Real Life Scares Scary Fun 

Rural Explorer Enters a Long-Abandoned Farmhouse… and Finds Something Horrifying Inside

Urban Exploration (a.k.a. UrbEx, UrbX, or just “Creeping” in some circles) is definitely a thing — especially among photographers, extreme tourists and scare-seekers who take their nightmares straight up (with a twist of potential paranormal shenanigans) by digging through the rubble of abandoned locations. Urbex’s country cousin, Rural Exploration, hasn’t made quite enough press until […]

Scary Fun 

Meet Rory, the World’s Most Adorable Vampire Cat

Most of my fellow horror fans have also been big admirers of black cats (allergies notwithstanding), and I’m sure if a breed with vampire-like fangs was available, they’d be adopting the hell out of those cute little monsters. While that dream hasn’t come true as far as I know, there was at least one vampire […]